Welcome to the HRM course! The purpose of this course is to provide students with theories and concepts of contemporary personnel management, to facilitate comprehension of the main functions and responsibilities of HR managers.
We will consider topics such as personnel strategy and career development. The course provides a framework for understanding and thinking strategically about the management of human resources in organizations. Specific topics include: recruitment and selection; compensation and benefits; promotion; training; performance appraisal; retention and turnover; and selected public policy issues pertaining to employment (e.g. discrimination and affirmative action).